grape blood fills the cup numbing the soul to sorrow until tomorrow Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1232 past regrets and future fears Today we are working with a quatrain in which one of the themes of The Rubaiyat recurs: wine and the drinking of wine.
You beach your beauty on the back of geo- magnetic storms. Spellbinding as pulsating northern lights, you offered songs to the night but were drawn by siren stars, lured off course and hurled through waves of coronal mass ejection, fought hard to correct your navigation. You collided with the shore and now you lie, exposed […]
on the riverbank memories of lovers past echoes of kisses Kim M. Russell, 2017 My response to Carpe Diem #1301 River’s Lip Yesterday Chèvrefeuille gave us ‘The Rose’, which I thought was quatrain XX1V of the Rubaiyat, but which he has numbered XVIII. He also promised today”s quatrain that makes ‘The Rose’ complete.
night time comes early headlights flash and windows glow on the homeward road Kim M. Russell, 2017 My twenty-fifth response to Carpe Diem Winter Retreat 2017: Life is Beautiful